Robotic Dental Patient Hanako

June 29th, 2011, Tokyo, Japan – Hanako Showa 2, a robotic dental patient, shows realistic reactions and movements. It was developed by Showa University, Waseda University and Kogakuin Univeristy. They are corabolating with Japanese robot maker tmsuk. The robot is used for training dentists with her unique ability to follow verbal instructions from dentists. She reacts like a human as saying “Ouch! It hurts!” (Photo by Natsuki Sakai/AFLO)